Current name for former Westland Helicopters Ltd. Operates three divisions as: GKN Westland Aerospace Ltd. with activities including manufacture of structures (airframe or nacelles) for Lynx and EH 101 helicopters, and many airliners including Airbus A330/A340, Boeing 737/747/767/MD-11/C-17, Saab 2000, Fairchild Dornier 328, Bombardier Dash 8 and Global Express, Lockheed Martin C-130J, and IPTN N250, plus helicopter and engine transmissions; GKN Westland Helicopters Ltd., manufacturing Boeing Apache Longbow as WAH-64 for British Army, EH 101 (company has 50% holding with Agusta of Italy), and operates GKN Westland Heliport; and GKN Westland Technologies Ltd. Lynx general-purpose army and naval twin-turboshaft helicopter first flown March 1971 as joint program with Aerospatiale of France, and continues in production (some 400 built). Sea King first flown May 1969 as medium multirole type, derived from Sikorsky S-61, and 326 delivered up to end of production in late 1990s (including Commando tactical assault derivative).

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